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Choice of cryptic or quick puzzle, and (just in case you’ve been wracking your brains) yesterday’s solutions.

Cryptic puzzle

Across

1. A quick way to find a London road (5,6)

9. Silver ring found in the past (3)

10. Co-ordinated, as a periodical is by an editor (9)

11. Poem written, for example, in a Cambridgeshire city (5)

13. Possibly the late Jesse Owens? (7)

14. Voter upset by right man (6)

16. Not the rarest stop (6)

18. It starts court proceedings (7)

19. Royal knocked back a beer (5)

20. Sentry in the nude terribly vulnerable (9)

21. The animal in Magnus (3)

22. ‘Bangers’ isn’t altered to ‘vegetables’ (6,5)

Down

2. Card game in which you might have a flush? (3)

3. Wood that’s thin at one point (5)

4. Conspicuous gesture (6)

5. Farmer managed an actress and singer (7)

6. Gets eager about a yearly treat (6,3)

7. Youngest child? (6,5)

8. Savoured nut which could be daring (11)

12. Command given to an ophthalmic surgeon? (4,5)

15. One master gets cheque returned for paper-folding (7)

17. Not a Land Rover! (3,3)

19. Board made up of Freemasons (5)

21. Trap with a drink (3)

Quick puzzle

Across

1. Debate (11)

9. Aged (3)

10. Position (9)

11. Song (5)

13. Godparent (7)

14. Lively (6)

16. Bosom (6)

18. Reticence (7)

19. Coffer (5)

20. Nearness (9)

21. Deity (3)

22. Sweet-sounding (11)

Down

2. Peculiar (3)

3. Irritable (5)

4. Dull (6)

5. Charm (7)

6. Orderly (9)

7. Indeterminate (11)

8. Thanklessness (11)

12. Swap (9)

15. Biased (7)

17. Alleviation (6)

19. Rodent (5)

21. Antelope (3)

Wednesday’s solutions

CRYPTIC

Across: Across: 1 Bear; 3 Commerce; 9 Express; 10 Names; 11 Keep on trying; 13 Inside; 15 Repeal; 17 Paper wedding; 20 Rooks; 21 Inroads; 22 Badinage; 23 Sees. Down: 1 Breaks in; 2 Apple; 4 Onsets; 5 Moneylenders; 6 Romance; 7 Erse; 8 Second person; 12 Elegists; 14 Seafood; 16 Awning; 18 Irate; 19 Drab.

QUICK

Across: 1 Made; 3 Emissary; 9 Glamour; 10 Rumba; 11 Academy Award; 13 Nudity; 15 Poodle; 17 Psychiatrist; 20 Cruet; 21 Barrier; 22 Overdose; 23 Ages. Down: 1 Migraine; 2 Drama; 4 Martyr; 5 Straw boaters; 6 Admired; 7 Year; 8 Domesticated; 12 Dentures; 14 Dispute; 16 Nimbus; 18 Icing; 19 Echo.